17-year-old boy charged with first-degree murder after fatal stabbing

Feb 26 2020, 6:57 am

A 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with first-degree murder after a fatal stabbing in Toronto.

According to Toronto Police, officers responded to a call for a stabbing in the Dufferin Street and Wilson Avenue area on Monday, February 24.

Reportedly, when the police arrived at the scene they located a man and woman “suffering from multiple stab wounds” outside the premises.

Inside the premises, the police located a woman who was pronounced dead at the scene. She has since been identified as 24-year-old Ashley Noell Arzaga from Toronto.

On the same day, the 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder.

The investigation remains ongoing and officers are urging anyone who was in the area at the time, or has any information about the shooting, to immediately contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on their Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).